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VBS.Starman@mm

Discovered:
August 14, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:05:22 PM
Also Known As:
VBS/Notice.gen [McAfee], I-Worm.Starmania [KAV]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.Starman@mm is a mass-mailing Visual Basic Script (VBS). The worm sends itself to all the contacts in the Microsoft Outlook address book. In addition, the worm disables the mouse and modifies the Internet Explorer start page.

Norton AntiVirus script blocking and Norton AntiVirus worm blocking automatically detect this threat.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 14, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 14, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 20, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Eric Chien

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